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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania
Obituaries

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Bradford County PA

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Reading a series of obituaries from a single cemetery, as they are presented here, is like reading the multi-generational history of a community. These people were the local populace at a particular time. The people buried here knew each other, were neighbors and relatives. All people are listed in alphabetic order by surname at BIRTH. Women identified by a married alias only and  for whom a birth surname can not be identified, are listed on the last page for the cemetery's obituaries.

ACKLEY EMMA S.
Westfield Free Press - Thursday, February 19, 1914
Emma S. A. Hackett - Emma S. Ackley Hackett, oldest daughter of Lovinus and Elvira Ackley and was born in Clymer, PA. on January 16, 1858 and died on February 15, 1914.  She married Hiram L. Hackett on March 13 1884.  Her husband survives and also 3 brothers:  Samuel E. , Charles L., and Cassie D., and 1 sister, Bessie C. Hackett.  Funeral by Rev. Rees, of Westfield, PA. at Sabinsville, PA. Baptist Church on February 17, 1914.

ACKLEY GEORGE M
Westfield Free Press Volume XXI - July 6, 1899
George M. Ackley was born in Groton, Tompkins County, NY on Sept. 17, 1828 and died at his home in Clymer Twp June 28, 1899.  Prior to his coming to Clymer, which was on June 2, 1847 he married Susan M. Yale at Homer, Cortland Co., NY.  Nine children have been born to them, 2 of these, John E. and Elizabeth preceded him in death.  The present address of the family are as follows:  Mrs. Nina A. Singer, of Wellsville, NY; Miss Ann Ackley of Westfield, PA; H. C. Ackley of Ellenburg, Wash.;p Mrs. Ida Mattison of Jamestown, PA; Mrs. W. Plank of Westfield, PA; Frank Ackley of Sylvester, PA; and George R. Ackley of Sabinsville, PA.  He enlisted at Sabinsville on July 30, 1861 as 2nd Lieut. of Co. I 45th PA. Vol. Infantry.  He was honorably discharged July 31, 1862, at Aqua Creek, Virginia.  His funeral was held from the family residence on June 29th.

ACKLEY George Roy
THE LATE ROY ACKLEY
George R Ackley, aged 54 years, 1 month 24 days, died at the Westfield General Hospital, Jan, 12, 1929, of pneumonia. He was taken ill with flu, but continued to look after his duties on the farm and pneumonia developed. He remained at home for a day or two and then went to the hospital where physicians at once recognized the hopelessness of his condition. Everything possible was done for him, but nothing was able to relieve the congestion that had seized him. Death came at 8:40 am.  G Roy Ackley was a son of George and Susan M Ackley who died March 6, 1919. He had been a lifelong resident of Sabinsville Clymer township where he was one of its energetic farmers. He owned a large acreage and was noted for his herds of registered Holstein cattle that he raised. He was popular and had held several township offices and was a friend to all who were in distress.  He married Eva J Long on July 28, 1893. To them were born one son, Wallace M who survives; also two grandchildren; two brothers, Frank of Westfield and H C Ackley of Ellensburg, Washington. Two sisters, Miss Anna Ackley, of Westfield, and Mrs. Ida Matteson of Horseheads.  He was a member of the Benevolent Protectare Order of Elks, Hornell. N Y; The Modern Woodmen of America, I O O F and the Grange.  The funeral was held Jan 15, Rev Mr. Schaus, Episcopal minister of Westfield officiating. The I O O F acting as pall bearers and the Elks ritual service at the Ackley Cemetery.

ACKLEY
Graye M. Age 71, of Knox Road, Westfield, PA, diedJanuary 4, 2007 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. He was born May 2, 1935 in Spokane, WA, the son of George M. and Lena Dellenbach Ackley. He worked at the Budd Co., Philadelphia, PA, as a welder, was a bartender, veteran of the Navy, and a member of the Westfield Rod and Gun Club. He is survived by wife, Jacqueline; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Joseph Pugles, Hatfield, PA, Missy and Stephen Crescenz, Harleysville, PA; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Kellie Jenkins, Perkiomenville, PA, Steven Jenkins, Philadelphia, PA; eight grandchildren, Matthew, Krista, Danielle, Michael, Jeffrey, Jessica, Hannah, and Jordyn; brother, Frank Ackley, West Covina, CA. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield, PA, Tuesday, 12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m., where funeral services will be held following calling hours at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Lewis Young, Offic. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Twp., PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Westfield Rod and Gun Club, Westfield, PA 16950.

ACKLEY Henry C
Westfield Free Press - April 22, 1880 - Death
Died at his residence in Westfield Twp., Friday,  April, 9th, 1880, Mr. Henry C. Ackley in the 43rd year of his age.  Henry with four of his brothers were volunteers of the Civil War.  At the close of the war he was married too Miss Eliza A. Sweazey.  The funeral services were held in the M. E. Church in Clymer.  Rev. Peck officiated.

ACKLEY Lovinus Bryant
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, April 30, 1902
Mr. Lovinus Bryant Ackley, aged 66, a Civil War veteran, died recently on his farm in Clymer Twp, most of his life having been passed within sight of the homestead where hi died. He was born in Tompkins County, NY but came to Tioga County, when a boy with 2 uncles. Mr Ackley was twice married. His first wife was Elvira Pope of Clymer, wha was the mother of 2 children, Samuel E. and Emma, who survive their father. His second wife was Caroline Taft of Westfield who became the mother of 4 children, 3 of whom survive, Charles, Cassie and Bessie.

ACKLEY Lovinus Bryant
Westfield Free Press - Volume XXIV - Thursday, April 24, 1902
Lovinus Bryant Ackley, fourth son of Roswell and Almira Ackley, was born Nov. 7, 1836 at Groton, Tompkins Co., N.Y. on Feb. 22, 1857 he married Elvira A. Pope, of Clymer Township.  To this union were born two children, Emma Hackett, Jan. 16, 1858 and Samuel E., April 7, 1860.  His wife died June 20, 1885, her children were still living.  Mr. Ackley was again married to Carrie Taft of Westfield on Jan. 4, 1886.  To them were born four children, Bessie C., Charles L., Harry H. and Cassie D.  Little Harry died December 29, 1898 at the age of sixteen months.  His wife and three children survive him.  Had he lived until his next birthday he would have been sixty-six years of age.   Funeral held at his home Tuesday, Rev. C. J. Schultz officiated.  Interment in Ackley cemetery.

Wellsboro Agitator - JUN 12,1883
IN MEMORIAM
THE LATE ROSWELL ACKLEY, OF CLYMER TOWNSHIP
To the Editor of the Agitator
Clymer, June 4, 1883- Mr Roswell Ackley died of pneumonia, at his residence in Clymer Township, on Thursday, May 31, 1883, in the seventy-ninth year of his age. Mr. Ackley was born in Tompkins county, N Y March 14, 1805. He came to this State about thirty-five years ago, and settled on the farm where he has ever since resided. His father died when he was eight years old and his mother when he was thirteen. Left an orphan, this early in life, without money and obliged to depend upon himself, he formed those habits of self reliance and industry which characterized his after life. He was just such a man as this country most needs- active, energetic, self reliant and of uncompromising integrity. Perhaps no man in this community has done more to reclaim this country from the wilderness and bring it to its present prosperous condition than Roswell Ackley. The fruits of his labor are to be seen on every side in the beautiful and fertile fields and numerous buildings which dot the landscape in every direction, enduring monuments of his industry and skill. He has left his “footprints in the sands of time.”  When the demon of war broke loose he stood firm and loyal to the old flag. Too old to go to the front himself, he freely gave his six stalwart sons for the preservation of the Union, all of whom he was permitted to see return to their homes. Such was the confidence of the boys of his acquaintance at the front in his integrity that they made him custodian of their funds. Their confidence was never betrayed; and although the services he rendered the soldiers were many and sometimes arduous he would never accept a penny from them in return. He united with the M E Church at the age of twenty-three, and was an honored member at the time of his death. He leaves an aged wife and seven children and a large circle of friends to mourn his loss. Having been often called upon to settle the estates of his deceased neighbors, there are those to whom he has been guardian and a father who will always remember him with love and regret.  Although everything that money and skill could devise was done and after eight days of sickness he yielded up his spirit to his Father and his God. In the little church near his home, which his own hands helped to rear and which had been his special care, the funeral services were held, Rev. Mr Howland preaching from Job xiv., 14. Many were unable to gain admission to the house, which was nearly filled with mourning friends. By his own request his favorite hymn was sung: “there is a gate that stands ajar”

ACKLEY SALLIE ANN
Westfield Free Press Volume XXV - Thursday May 21, 1903
Sallie Ann Yale, eldest daughter of Roswell and Almira Ackley, died at her home in Clymer on Tuesday, May 5th.  The deceased was born June 6, 1831 at Homer, NY and was married to Aaron Yale Dec. 25, 1845.  Their union was blessed by five children, George W., Francis J., Mary E., Jay C., and a son who died in infancy.  The husband, three of the children, one brother and a sister live to mourn her loss.  Her married life extends over a period of almost 58 years.  The services were held at her late home on Thursday at eleven o'clock, Rev. W. L. Clough officiating.  The remains were laid to rest in the Ackley cemetery near Sabinsville.

ACKLEY - Sallie Ann Ackley Yale
(Year 1903 handwritten here)
Another pioneer has died..Sallie Ann Yale, eldest daughter of Roswell and Almira Ackley, died at her home in Clymer on Tuesday, May 5th.  She had suffered for a period of nearly eleven years, being almost helpless for the past two years.  The deceased   was born June 6, 1831 at homer, N.. Y. and was married to Aaron Yale Dec. 25, 1845.  Their union was blessed  by five children, George W., Francis J., Mary E, Jay C.and a son who died in infancy.  The husband, three of the children, one brother, and a sister live to mourn her life. Her married life extends over a period of almost 58 years, and all but about two years of that time has been passed in the neighborhood in which she lived at the time of her death. Mrs. Yale was baptized and became a member of the Methodist church about forty years ago and since then has been a member of that church.  The services were held at her late home on Thursday at eleven o'clock.  Rev. W. L Clough officiating.  The remains were laid to rest in the Ackley Cemetery near Sabinsville.

ACKLEY Wallace M., Jr. Age 82, of 305 Riverside Manor, Westfield, PA, diedApril 5, 2005 at his home. He was born February 20, 1923 in Westfield Twp., PA, the son of Wallace M. and Nellie King Ackley. He served in the Army during World War II, worked as a Clymer Twp. Supervisor for 24 years, was in charge of recycling in Sabinsville for a number of years, was a farmer and worked in the woods, hauled milk, parts manager at Kolesar's Garage, and was employed at the Westfield Tanning Co. for 12 years. Survived by his wife, Lynda; sons and daughters-in-law, Mayze and Carol Ackley, Sabinsville, PA, Bryan and Mickie Ackley, Benton, PA; daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie and Sonny Fousnought, Sabinsville, PA, Dodie and Tim Maloney, Cape Vincent, PA, Janie and Ed Baer, Sabinsville, PA; stepchildren, Sherry and Scott Burning, Oneida, NY, Dawn and Otto Winchell, Oneida, NY, Julie and Steve Gacolone, New Haven, CT, John and Laurie Hart, Fabous, NY, Mike and Vicki Hart, Little Marsh, PA; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and June Ackley, Sabinsville, PA; 15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren, two step great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 45 years, Reita (VanOrder) Ackley; and sister, Elizabeth Hollenbaugh. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield, PA, Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 9, 2005, at the Clymer Baptist Church, Sabinsville, PA, at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Dr. Roy Seiders officiating. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Sabinsville Volunteer Ambulance Association, or the Clymer Baptist Church.

AUSTIN Mercy
Westfield Free Press Volume XXIV Thursday, February 27, 1902
"Mrs. Mercy Boardman, daughter of _____and Catherine Booth-Austin, was born at Locke, Cayuga, NY March 8, 1821 and died Feb. 19 at the home of her son, William Boardman in Clymer Township.  She was married to Marcus Chamberlain in Dec 1837 who was killed by the fall of a tree Feb. 22, 1843 which left her with three small children, Isaac, Edward, and Thankful, the latter two of whom survive her.  She chose for her second husband Hamilton Boardman.  To them were born six children, Catherine, Eliza Ann, Mary Jane, Margaret, William and Anice.  Margaret and Mary Jane died in childhood.  On Feb. 22, 1870, she again was left a widow.  She leaves two brothers and six children.  The funeral was held at the residence of Edward Chamberlain at 1:00 Friday, Feb. 21.  Rev. R. C. Grames officiating.

AUSTIN Mercy
Wellsboro Agitator March 5, 1902
Mrs. Mercy Boardman, aged 81, the widow of Mr. Hamilton Boardman, died on February 19th at the home of her son, Mr. William Boardman, in Clymer Township.  She was twice married and became the mother of nine children, three by her first husband, Mr. Marcus Chamberlin, and six children by her second husband.

AUSTIN - Reynolds, Shirley E.  Shirley E. Reynolds, 61, of RD 1, Little Marsh, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 1989, in Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.  Born July 17, 1928, in Salamanca, N. Y., she was the daughter of Harvey and Marian Reid Austin.  She attended Little Marsh United Methodist Church and was a volunteer for the Chatham Township Fire Company.  Surviving are her husband, Myron Reynolds; three daughters, Mrs. Glenda Teeter of Elkland, Mrs. Susan Ferris of Arnot, and Mrs. Tammy Butler of RD 2, Middlebury Center; two sons, Edwin of Opelika, Ala. and Nathan if Little Marsh; and seven grandchildren.  Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home in Wellsboro.  The Rev. Jay Morris, church pastor, officiated.  Burial was made in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Township.

BATES JEROME
Westfield Free Press Volume XXII - Thursday, December 6, 1900
Jerome Bates died Sunday after being struck by a train on Saturday.  He was born in Clymer in 1838.  Served in the Civil War, enlisting in 1861 in Co. L., 2nd Pa. Cavalry and serving until 1864.  Survived by his wife, Jane Bates, two daughters, Mrs. Ida Pyer and Mrs. Emma Boom and one son, Albert Bates.  Funeral was from the home Wednesday, Rev. Frank Dunham officiating.  Buried in Ackley Cemetery at Sabinsville.

BATES JEROME
Wellsboro Agitator - Dec. 12, 1900
Mr. Jerome Bates, aged 62, of Clymer, a civil war veteran, died on the 2d instant. He was, on November 24th, struck by a Buffalo and Susquehanna locomotive while walking on the track.  Although he was not at first considered to be injured dangerously, he soon became seriously ill.  Funeral services were held from the house last Wednesday. Burial at Sabinsville. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and one son.

BEACH ABBIE ARSENATH
Wellsboro Agitator - November 20, 1935
Mrs. Abbie Beach Short died November 17, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Melvin H. Hess, at Sabinsville.  She was the daughter of Nehemiah and Arseneth Curry Beach, and was born near Little Marsh, November 29, 1843.  She received her education in the public schools of Chatham and the Academy at Academy Corners, and after graduation taught in the public schools in the vicinity until her marriage to Ashley H. Short, September 21, 1867.  To them were born eight children, Mrs. Etta Randolph, of Los Angeles; R. J. of Little Marsh; Curry L. of Westfield; Edith McNaughton, of Cowanesque; Mrs. Pearl Hess, of Sabinsville; Gerald A. of Westfield, and Thankful Chamberlain and Maude V. Sabins, deceased.  Besides the children, Mrs. Short is survived by a sister, Mrs. Cora Beach, of Sabinsville; 37 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held in the Baptist church at Sabinsville Wednesday at 2 p.m.; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

BEATTY SOPHIA OCTAVIA
Westfield Free Press - Thursday, May 14, 1914
Sophia O. Churchill - Daughter of John and Amanda Beatty was born on October 12, 1840 in Otsego Co., NY and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fayette Briggs in Clymer, PA on May 5, 1914 aged 73 years, 6 months, and 23 days.  She married Wilbur Churchill on May 22, 1858 and he died about 8 years ago.  Four children were born to them:  Charles C., Omina J., Willbur D., and Clark L., all survive.  Her husband enlisted in Co. F. 11th Pa. Vol. C and was honorably discharged on August 1865.  The funeral was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fayette Briggs at 2 PM Thursday, May 14th with Rev. Glaister of Sabinsville, PA. officiating and burial in Ackley Cemetery.

BRIGGS James M. Jr. Age 82, of Maple St., Sabinsville, PA, diedApril 9, 2005 at his home. He was born March 18, 1923 in Clymer Twp., PA, the son of James M. and Clara Bell Owens Briggs. He was a lifelong farmer, vice president of the Ackley Cemetery Assn., member of the Sabinsville Ambulance Assn., Clymer Vol. Fire Dept., Clymer Baptist Church, Tioga Co. Fair Assn., North Central Sewer Assn., and Clymer Municipal Authority. He is survived by his wife, Beatrice; sons, James M. Briggs III, RD. Westfield, PA, and John M. Briggs, Hollis, Maine; daughters and sons-in-law, Jeannette and John Klarman, Oreland, PA, and Kathleen A. and Brian Wilson, Coudersport, PA; grandchildren, Rebecca Lynn Mattheus, Dianna Mae Briggs, Deborah Lee Briggs, Nicole Marie Wilson, Jennifer Lynn Klarman and Michael Frederick Klarman; great-grandson, Benjamin Thomas Mattheus; several nieces, nephews and cousins. There will be no prior calling hours. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Twp., PA. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are in care of the Kenyon Funeral Home, Westfield, PA.

BROWN ELLEN M.
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA -- Wednesday, May 18, 1921
Mrs. Ellen M. Brown Burnside died May 5, 1921. She was born in Londenderry, VT., March 15, 1837. At the age of eighteen she came with her parents to Clymer township where she resided until her death. Oct. 18, 1857 she was married to Wilson J. Burnside, who died in 1910. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carrie M. Briggs and Miss Verna F. Burnside, also one sister, Mrs. Lucinda Perry.

BROWN LUCINDA
Wellsboro Agitator – April 2, 1930
--Mrs. Lucinda Perry died at her home in Westfield, March 21.  She was born in Londonderry, Vt., June 30, 1850, daughter of Willard and Mary Brown.  She was a member of the Westfield Baptist church, where the funeral services were held Wednesday, Rev. W. H. Stevens officiating; interment in the Ackley cemetery at Sabinsville.  Mrs. Perry is survived by several nieces and nephews, Will Brown, of Sabinsville; George R. Burr, of Cleveland, Ohio; Mrs. Carrie Briggs, of Sabinsville; Bess E. Faulkner, of Yonkers, N.Y.; Lemuel A. Faulkner, of Edson, Alberta, Canada, and Charles McLaughlin, of Akron, Ohio.

BURDIC FRANK C.
Wellsboro Agitator – March 5, 1947
Frank S. Burdic died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Cass Ackley, R. D. 4, Feb. 23.  He was born in Westfield township, May 13, 1864.  Most of his life was spent in Westfield and vicinity and he was an employee of the Eberle Tanning Company for 28 years.  Since the death of his wife fifteen years ago he had resided with his daughter.  Mr. Burdic was a member of the Westfield Baptist church and the Sabinsville Grange.  Survivors include his daughter and one granddaughter, Mrs. Gerald Parker, of Sabinsville.  Funeral services were held Wednesday; Rev. Palm officiating; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

BURNSIDE CARRIE M.
Wellsboro Agitator – November 16, 1949
Mrs. Carrie Briggs died at her home here Tuesday.  The funeral was held Saturday.  She is survived by one son, James Briggs, of Sabinsville.

BURNSIDE VINNIE S.
Wellsboro Agitator – May 4, 1932
--Vinnie S. Burnside, aged 60 years, of Clymer, died April 24, after a long illness.  She was a sister of Mrs. Briggs, with whom she resided; burial in the Ackley cemetery, April 26.

BURNSIDE WILSON
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA -- Wednesday, January 26, 1910
Mr. Wilson Burnside, aged 78, died at his home in Clymer township recently. He was born at Maryland, Otsego County, NY on Jan. 2, 1832. On Oct. 18, 1857, he married Ellen M. Brown, who survives him, besides two daughters, Mrs. Carrie M. Briggs and Miss Vina F. Burnside, one brother and three sisters, Mrs. J. Swimelar, Mrs. Carrie Sweazey and Mrs. E. M. Sagers

CAMBURN - BENTZLEY, Charlotte T.
Age 73, of 455 Azelta Road, Westfield, PA, diedFriday, March 20, 2009, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA. She was born May 26, 1935 in Sellersville, PA, the daughter of James and Alma Bender Camburn. Survived by daughter, Joan (Alan) Bentzley Klemka, Lehighton, PA; son, Paul S. Bentzley, Perkasie, PA; grandchildren, Sarah and Danielle Bentzley, Perkasie, PA, Susan McFadden, Lancaster, PA, Christopher Stiles, York, PA, Benjamin Stiles, Westfield, PA, Angela Stiles, Wellsboro, PA; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Laura Koder, Quakertown, PA; several nieces and nephews. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Bentzley in 2003.  Family and friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Inc., 222 West Main St., Westfield, PA 16950 Friday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. where Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. immediately following the Visitation. Pastor Marc Dekle Offc. Burial in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Twp., PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Sabinsville Vol. Ambulance Assn. and Valley Community Ambulance Assn. in Charlotte's memory.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 3/24/2009

CHAMBERLAIN CHARLES SHEPHARD
Charles Chamberlain
Wellsboro Agitator – February 5, 1947
Charles Shephard Chamberlain, aged 80 years, of Sabinsville, died at 3 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, , at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro where he was admitted Friday.  Before his retirement last December, Mr. Chamberlain was employed by the circulation department of the Corning Leader. He was born in Clymer township, April 19, 1866, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Chamberlain.  Surviving are his widow, Ima, four sons, Donald C., of Galeton; Edward A., .of Waverly, N. Y.; Alfred L. of Ulysses, R. D.; Jay Marshall of Knoxville; one brother, of Binghamton; one sister and twelve grandchildren. Funeral services will be held today at the Sabinsville Baptist church, Rev. Cecil Palm officiating; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

CHAMBERLAIN Edward
Westfield Free Press Nov 1910
Edward Chamberlain died at his home in Clymer on Friday evening.  The funeral held on Sunday PM with the Rev. Pitts officiating.  Burial in Ackley Cemetery, near Sabinsville, PA.  He was born on July 24, 1841 at Groton, NY and died on Friday, October 28, 1910 near Sabinsville, PA.  Mr. Chamberlain was the son of Marcus and Mercy Chamberlain.  Came to Clymer Twp. when he was about 1 year old.  His father was killed by a fall when he was about 2 years old.  His brother Isaac was a Volunteer in the Civil War and died in Salisburg Prison, North Carolina in December 1864 after serving full time in the War.  Edward married Mary Eliza Leach of Westfield, PA. on January 29, 1865 and 3 children were born  to them - Charles, Eva and Mark; who with his wife, survive him.  3 half-sisters:  Kate, Eliza, and Annice and 1 half-brother William Boardman.  The funeral is Sunday at 2 PM with the Rev. D. L. Pitts officiating.

Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA - Wed., Nov. 9, 1910 Pg 4
Mr. Edward Chamberlain, aged 69 years, died on Oct. 28, at his home near Sabinsville.  He was born at Groton, NY on July 24, 1841.  His parents, Marcus and Mercy Chamberlain, came to Clymer Township and settled on a farm near the late home of the deceased, when he was about a year old.  His father was killed by the fall of a tree when Edward was nearly two.  His brother, Isaac, was a volunteer in the Civil War and died in Salisbury prison, NC in December 1864.  He married Mary Eliza Leach of Westfield on January 29, 1865.  To them were born three children, Charles, Eva and Mark, who with his wife, survive him, besides one own sister, Thankful Richmond, three half-sisters, Kate, Eliza and Anice, and one half-brother, William Boardman.

CHAMBERLAIN EVA M.
Wellsboro Agitator - January 31, 1951
Funeral services for Mrs. Eva M. Chisom, of Westfield, who died Monday, January 22, at the Blossburg Hospital after a two-weeks illness, were held Thursday at the Clymer Baptist church in Sabinsville, the Rev. Cecil Palm officiating; burial in Sabinsville cemetery.  Mrs. Chisom was 81 years of age.  She had resided her entire life on the Clymer township farm where she was born.  She leaves several nieces and nephews, including Mr. and Mrs. Russell Stebbins, of Elkland.  (Tombstone is in Ackley cemetery.)

CHAPMAN, Nora - GUILES/GUILDS MRS. NORA W.
Wellsboro Agitator – November 18, 1936
Mrs. Loren Guiles, aged 38 years, of Wellsboro R. D. 6, died at 7:45 Monday morning at the Blossburg hospital.  She is survived by her husband and seven children.  The funeral will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p.m., at the Davis Funeral Home in Wellsboro; burial in the Ackley cemetery at Sabinsville.[Nora W. Chapman, daughter of George Lewis and Tressie WELLS Chapman]

COLE Sarah “Sally”
Westfield Free Press – May 4, 1899
Death – Mrs. Sally Bates of Sabinsville died at the home of her son Jerome Bates aged 89 years.  Wife of Asa Bates who died a few years ago.  Five children survive:  Asa Bates Jr. of Little Marsh, Jane Bates of Westfield, Lan Bates of Crance Brook, Mrs. Nina VanZile of Elkland, and Mrs. Melicia Bates of Mainesburg.  Funeral at the house with Rev. Davy of Sabinsville officiating.  Burial in Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville, Pa.

CRAMPTON STELLA
Wellsboro Agitator - May 25, 1932
Mrs. Frank Burdic
Mrs. Stella Crampton Burdic, aged 56 years, of Westfield, died at the Danville, N.Y. Sanitarium recently after a two months' illness.  Mrs. Burdic was married to Frank Burdic, November 11, 1906.  They resided in Westfield for the past 30 years with the exception of living on a farm for two years, near Sonara, N.Y.  Mrs. Burdic was a member of the Westfield Baptist church.  Besides her husband, she is survived by her only daughter, Mrs. Cass Ackley, of Westfield; one granddaughter, Delara; six sisters, Mrs. Carrie Button, of Corning; Mrs. Lola Robbins, of Savona; Mrs. Myra French, of Middlebury, Mrs. Dora Hunt, of Little Marsh; Mrs. Minnie Linder, of Osceola.  Her mother died at Little Marsh two months ago.  Burial in the Ackley cemetery at Sabinsville.

CUMMINGS Frank George
Wellsboro Agitator - August 8, 1923
--Frank Cummings, aged 60 years, of Clymer, died suddenly a few days ago.  He is survived by his widow, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Glazier, of Elmira, and Mrs. Nancy Harris, of  Locke, N.Y.    ACKLEY

DIMON EDWARD C.
Wellsboro Gazette – December 20, 1934
Edward C. Dimon Dies at Home of Daughter Here
Edward C. Dimon, 86, of Sabinsville, died Sunday morning at the home of his adopted daughter, Mrs. Irving Rice, in Wellsboro, where he went to live several weeks ago after suffering a stroke.  He was in failing health.  He leaves his wife, Nancy Dimon, who is being cared for, as she is in very poor health, by her niece, Mrs. Lulu Terwilliger at Sabinsville; one brother George, of Westfield; Mrs. William Mastin, Ulysses; Mrs. Lant Crippen, Galeton.  His first wife, Angeline Stiles Dimon, died several years ago.  The funeral was held at Sabinsville, last Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock.  Burial in Ackley Cemetery.

DOUGLAS LOUISA
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA-- Thursday, October 8, 1891
J. L. Thompson, Esq., our townsman, is in affliction, having recently lost his mother, Mrs. Alvah Thompson, who died suddenly from heart failure.

ELDRIDGE WALTER
Wellsboro Agitator - December 29, 1926
Carbon monoxide fumes from his motor overcame Walter Eldridge in his home in Detroit Dec. 20 and his lifeless body was discovered about midnight.  The sad news was telegraphed to his father, Ned Eldridge, of Elkland.  The deceased is 41 years of age and is survived by his widow and a thirteen year old son, Guy.  Mr. Eldridge served as a rural mail carrier on route No. 4 out of Westfield for four years and was an efficient and popular postman.  He resigned from the postal service to accept a position in an automobile factory in Akon, Ohio, and later went to Detroit.  The funeral was held at Sabinsville Saturday.

ERB CHARLOTTE L
Wellsboro Gazette – November 2, 1939
Azelta – The community was saddened by the death of Mrs. Milford Mack last Monday.  Funeral services were held last Thursday at the home and burial in the Ackley cemetery.

FOOTE BENJAMIN J.
Gazette and Bulletin (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) – March 4, 1946
Wellsboro – Benjamin J. Foote, formerly of Sabinsville, died at his home here Friday, March 1, 1946.  He leaves two sons, Clifford, of Cuyahoga, Oh, and John A. of Johnson City, N.Y.; a daughter, Mrs. Clara Ranson, of Knoxville, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  Services will be held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon from the Baptist Church in Sabinsville with burial in Ackley Cemetery there.

FRAZIER Jacob
Wellsboro Agitator – April 20, 1932
Jacob Frazier, aged 94 years, died Thursday, April 14, at his home in Westfield.  He was born in Hector township, Potter county, and spent his entire life there.  Thirty-two years ago, after the death of his wife and children, he removed to Westfield and later married Mrs. Catherine Farnham, who died 13 years ago.  He had since made his home with his step-daughter, Mrs. May Dennison.  The funeral was held Saturday, Rev. Harold Schmaus, of the Episcopal church, officiating;  burial in the Ackley cemetery near Sabinsville.

GARDNER BONITA LEE
Wellsboro Agitator – July 17, 1958
Mrs. Eugene Stafford – The Rev. Glenn Gephert conducted funeral services Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. Bonita Lee Stafford of Westfield RD 4.  The service was held in Sabinsville Baptist Church and burial was in Ackley Cemetery, near Sabinsville.  Mrs. Stafford, who would have been 17 years of age July 23, drowned Sunday evening in a farm pond on the Harry Crandall property in The Gurnee.  She was one of six persons in a row boat which capsized on the 12-foot deep pond.  The wife of Eugene Stafford, she was the daughter of Mrs. Susie Gardner of 344 Park Avenue, Corning, N.Y.  Mrs. Stafford attended Cowanesque Valley High School.  Her husband is a farmer in the valley.  In the boat with Mrs. Stafford were her husband, Eugene, 19; Elaine Stafford, 16, a sister-in-law; Jane Fuller, 14, Gail Gardner, 14, her sister; and Harold Meise, 25.

 

GREENFIELD Olive Guild

DIED Guild, At Sabinsville, Pa., December 1, 1901, Mrs. Olive Greenfield Guild, widow of Alonzo Guild, in her 77th year.  Wellboro Gazette, Friday, December 13, 1901

 

GREENFIELD Olive Guild

Widows Civil War Pension:

Note: His name given as Elonzo or Alonzo in the records. her husband Elonzo died on or about the 25th day of December, 1864 at Point of Rocks Hospital, Virginia. She states her name as Olive Greenfield when she married Elonzo Guild. They were married July 6, 1845 at Mottville, Onondaga County, New York. Their dependent children when he died were: Caroline, 6 years 11 months, Franklin aged 13 years, Adelbert aged 16 years and Eugene aged 18 years all still living.  She's a resident of Centerville, Allegany, New York on the application dated May 17, 1865.    

GRIFFIN AMOS LUCIUS
Wellsboro Agitator - December 7, 1938
The funeral of Amos Griffin, aged 77, who died Friday, was held Monday, Rev. Gordon Vaughn officiated; burial in the Ackley cemetery.  Mr. Griffin was born in Sabinsville and had always lived there.  Survivors include his widow, are a daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Rees, of Sabinsville, and a son, Leroy Griffin of Cowanesque; two sisters, Mrs. Mina McArter and Mrs. Dee Stafford and a brother Frank Griffin all of Sabinsville.

GRIFFIN EMMA FIDELIA DEE
Wellsboro Agitator - Sept. 6, 1956
Mrs. Emma Stafford, 83, died on August 29, 1956.

GRIFFIN LUCIUS A.
Westfield Free Press - Volume XLIII - March 16, 1922
Mr. Lucius Griffin, an aged resident of this place died at home of his daughter, Mrs. Sam McHarter in Binghamton, NY Tuesday.  He was 84 years old.  Funeral will be held Thursday at the church, burial in Ackley Cemetery.  Survived by 4 children, Mrs. Dee Stafford, Mrs. Mina McHarter, Frank and Amos, 2 sisters and 2 brothers, Mrs. Sarah Kernana, Mrs. Addie Tremaine, Alvin and Lemuel.

GRIFFIN LUCIUS A
Westfield Free Press - Volume XLIII - March 30, 1922
Lucius Griffin died Tuesday morning, March 14th.  He was born Jan. 27, 1838 at Clymer, Tioga Co., PA. In 1860 he was married to Mary Widger who died Jan. 21, 1919.  Four children were born to them, Lucius Amos Griffin, Frank A. W. Griffin, Mrs. Emma Dee Stafford, Mrs. Mina May McHarter.  Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 2 brotyhers Lemuel and Alvin Griffin, 2 sisters Mrs. Addie Tremaine and Mrs. Sarah Kernana.  Funeral held at Baptist Church of Sabinsville on Thursday, March 16.  Interment in Ackley Cemetery.

GRIFFIN MALETTA LOVINA "VINA"
Westfield Free Press - Thursday, April 2, 1914
Mrs. John Southworth - Mrs. Vina M. Griffin Southworth a daughter of Silas and Susanna Griffin and wife of John Southworth, whom she married on March 6, 1871 died recently.  They had been married about 43 years.  Two children a son and a daughter both survive:  Mrs. Walter Eldredge, of Westfield, PA. and Fred Southworth, of Sabinsville, PA.  One little grandson survives also, Guy Eldredge.  Three brothers, one half brother, and two sisters survive:  Mr. Lucius Griffin, Mr. Alvin Griffin, Mr. Albert Griffin, Mrs. Ada Tremaine, and Mrs. Sarah Kernan.  Funeral services at the Sabinsville Church at 1 pm with the Rev. D. A. Parcells officiating.

GRIFFIN MINNIE VAY
Wellsboro Agitator – March 24, 1948
The funeral of Mrs. Mina G. McHarter, wife of Samuel A. McHarter, who died March 13 at her home, Westfield, R.D. 4, was held Wednesday, Rev. Cecil Palm, pastor of the Sabinsville Baptist church, officiating; burial in the Ackley cemetery.  Survivors include her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Elmer Bennett, at home; sister, Mrs. Andrew Stafford, of Westfield, R. D. 4, brother, Frank, of Westfield.

GRIFFIN RAY
Wellsboro Agitator – September 4, 1935
Ray Griffin, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Griffin, of Sabinsville, who was born in East Beech Woods, December 15, 1888, died at Lockport, August 20.  He had been ill for several years.  He is survived by his widow, two children, his parents; one brother, Roy, and a sister, Mrs. Fred Reese.  Burial in the Ackley Cemetery.

HOLLENBAUGH ILENE MAY RIBBLE
Ilene May Age 72, of Painted Post, went home to be with Our Lord on Sunday, January 21, 2007, at the Waters of Three Rivers. She is survived by her husband, Archie Ribble; daughter, Deborah Hakes of Bradford; sons, Robert Ribble of Corning, Richard Ribble of Elmira, and Gary Ribble of Corning; three grandchildren; brother, Milton Hollenbaugh of Corning; brother-in-law, Franklin Ribble of Elmira. Friends and family are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, 14 E. Pulteney St, on Wednesday, January 24, 2007, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A funeral will be held there on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Hurd officiating. Burial will follow at Ackley Cemetery in Sabinsville, PA.

KILBOURNE, Belle -  WEATHERBEE BELLE (wife of. FRED)
Wellsboro Agitator – August 26, 1925
Mrs. Fred Weatherby died at her home in Sabinsville last Tuesday morning.  The funeral was held Thursday; interment in the Ackley cemetery in Westfield. [Sarah Isabel "Belle" Kilbourne, daughter of Hiram Butler and Sally Ann (Horton) Kilbourne]

KING LILLIAN J.- MRS JOSEPH SHORT
Lillian J Short 99 a resident of Carleton Nursing Home, formerly of Little Marsh died Thursday,  March 11, 1982, at the home.  Her husband Joseph Short died in 1954.  Born April 27 1882, in Cowanesque, she was a daughter of Eddie and Adell Rowley King.  She was a member of Little Marsh United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Short was a member of the Little Marsh Flower Club.  Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Davis, Mrs. Ilene Mosher, and Mrs. June Reynolds, all of Little Marsh and Mrs. Pauline Trowbridge of Sabinsville; three sons, Charles of Melbourne Fla. and Clifford and Dent both of Little Marsh; a brother, Clifford King of Caton, N Y; a sister, Mrs. Cleaoral Long, of Corning NY; 18 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren and 13 great -great grandchildren.  The funeral was held Sunday at the Tussey Mosher Funeral Home. Burial was in Acklev Cemetery, Clymer Twp. The Rev Edmund W Minnich,, her pastor officiated.

KING NELLIE K. OWLETT
Nellie K. Ackley Owlett, 98, of Westfield RR 4 died Sunday, May 13, 2001, at home. Born June 5, 1902, in Westfield Township, she was the daughter of Ebbie and Dora Howland King. She owned and operated Nellie's Beauty Salon in Westfield for 35 years.   She was a member of the Middlebury Rebekah Lodge, DAR, Sabinsville Grange #989, and the Jemison Valley Brethren in Christ Church.   Preceding her in death were her first husband, Wallace Ackley Sr.; and her second husband, Ben Owlett.   Surviving are one daughter, Elizabeth Hollenbaugh of Westfield; two sons and daughters-in-law, Wallace Jr. and Linda Ackley of Westfield and G. Roy and June R. Ackley of Westfield; grandchildren, June Starke of Westfield, Thomas Hollenbaugh of Westfield, Mayze Ackley of Westfield, Bonnie Kay Fousnought of Westfield, Dora Lyn Maloney of Canandaigua, N.Y., Janie Kolsar of Sabinsville, Bryan Ackley of Stillwater, Mike Ackley of Westfield, Phillip Ackley of Robesonia, and Steven Ackley of Genesee; 25 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren; special companion and caregiver, Carolyn Farnsworth.   Friends may call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield, on Wednesday, May 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.   Funeral services will be held there Thursday, May 17, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Clive Ollies officiating.   Burial will be made at Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville.

KUMP Eleanor F Clark
Westfield, Pa. — Eleanor F. Clark, 84, of Maple Street, Westfeild, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at Mead’s Personal Care Home. Survivors include a daughter, Susan Hurley; a son, Steven Clark; two brothers, Gene and George Kump; and a sister, Eva Benson. Calling hours are 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the Kenyon Funeral Home Inc., 222 W. Main St. Services will be held there at the conclusion of calling hours at 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery.   Corning Leader - December 14, 2010

KURATA - GUILDS, Hiroko K.
80, of Ulysses, PA, died Tuesday, December 29, 2009 in Bonnie Hurler's Personal Care Home, Westfield, PA, where she had resided for the last three years. Born November 24, 1929, in Kure, Japan, she was the daughter of Shusuke and Asako Sinya Kurata. On September 8, 1973, in Ulysses, she married Max Guilds, who predeceased her on November 27, 2004. A 1947 graduate of Kure High School, she was employed by Galeton Production for 29 years, retiring in 1984. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Brookland, PA, the ECW, and the Order of the Eastern Star Cowanesque Chapter #33 in Westfield, where she was a 50 year member and a past worthy matron. Surviving are: a sister-in-law, Maude (Larry) Dunning of Corning, NY; nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends, including Maude Reed at Hurler's Care Home. Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Friday, January 1, 2010 from 1:00 -- 2:00 PM, with an Eastern Star service following at 2:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 2, 2010 in the All Saints Episcopal Church, Brookland. The Rev. Elaine Silverstrim will officiate. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church, c/o Joan Sampson, Ulysses, PA 16948.  Published in Star-Gazette on December 30, 2009

LEACH LARK
Wellsboro Agitator - May 2, 1917
Lark Leach died at his home on Buffalo Street Thursday.  The funeral was held Sunday afternoon.

LEACH MARY ELIZA
Wellsboro Agitator - February 17, 1926
--Mrs. Eliza Chamberlain, widow of the late Edward Chamberlain, of Sabinsville, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Chisom, Thursday morning, February 11.  Mrs. Chamberlain had been in poor health for some time.  She was one of the oldest residents of that community.  She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Eva Chisom, and one son, C. S. Chamberlain, of Sabinsville, and nine grandchildren.  The funeral was held Sunday; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

MACK MILFORD FREEMAN
Wellsboro Agitator - August 16, 1950
Milford Mack, aged 74 years, of Westfield, died Aug. 9.  He is survived by sons, Esson and Archie of Elkland, Ivan at home; daughters, Mrs. Frances Brott, of Owego; Mrs. Agnes King of Westfield RD 4 and Mrs. Lucia Sykes of Elmira and several grandchildren.  The funeral was held Sunday; burial in the Ackley cemetery at Sabinsville.

 

McDONALD Roy C. McDonald, Jr.

72, of Sabinsville, PA, formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, died on January 2, 2013. Born July 20, 1940, he was a son of the late Roy C. and Bernice McDonald. Roy served in the U.S. Navy and was a Fire Fighter for the city of Pittsburgh, retiring from Squad 24. Surviving are sons, Roy C. McDonald, III and Ronnie Ross McDonald, both of Pittsburgh; daughter, Lisa Williams, Woodbridge, VA; brother, Michael McDonald, Pittsburgh; sister, Judith Barlas, Pittsburgh; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Roy was predeceased by his parents, his wife, Grace McDonald, and a son, Anthony J. McDonald. A Graveside Service will be held in Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville. HESS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, Galeton, PA.     Post-Gazette – January 7, 2013

 

McHARTER SAMUEL A.
Wellsboro Agitator - September 15, 1948
Samuel McHarter died Sept. 6.  He was born near Dundee, N.Y., 82 years ago, but had made his home in Sabinsville and vicinity for about 50 years.  Forty-four years ago he married Miss Mina Griffin, who died about five months ago.  Survivors include his daughter, Mrs. Elmer Bennett, at home; three brothers, Delos Bruce, of Westfield; Clifford, of Hornell, and Fred Bruce, of Baltimore, Md.  Funeral services were held Thursday at the Sabinsville church; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

MCLAUGHLIN - BELLANCA, Theresa M.
Age 53, of 601 Sperry and Young Road, Sabinsville, PA, diedOctober 8, 2007 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA. She was born September 5, 1954 in Camden, NJ. She was a member of the Westfield First Baptist Church. Survived by parents, James and Mary McLaughlin, RD, Sabinsville, PA; brothers, Michael Bellanca, Philadelphia, PA, Stephen Bellanca, Philadelphia, PA; one niece, one nephew, and one great-niece. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 West Main St., Westfield, PA, Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., where funeral services will be held following calling hours at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Lewis Young, offc. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, RD, Sabinsville, PA. Memorial donations may be made to the Westfield First Baptist Church, Westfield, PA 16950.

METCALF MELVIN A.
Wellsboro Agitator – October 26, 1977
Melvin A. Metcalf, age 75, of RD 3, Westfield, and well known throughout Tioga County through his work in the Grange, died suddenly last Wednesday, October 19, 1977.  Mr. Metcalf was a member of Sabinsville Grange, Pennsylvania State Grange and the National Grange.  For 12 years he served as Pennsylvania State Deputy and he was a member of the Clymer Township Fire Department.  He is survived by his wife, Ila, one brother, Logan of Ulysses and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held on Saturday at the Watkins Funeral Home with the Rev. Lloyd Cobb officiating.  Burial was in the Ackley Cemetery.


MOSHER
Wilda E. Fuller

Age 71, of 624 East Main Street, Elkland, PA, died  Sunday, December 25, 2011 at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA. She was born May 30, 1940 in Sabinsville, PA, the daughter of Bernard and Ruth Griffin Mosher. Wilda worked for many years as a foster grandparent for the Elkland Elementary School. She attended the Elkland Baptist Church. Survived by her husband of 47 years, Gary; sons, Leon (Tammy) Fuller, Penn Yan, NY, Paul Fuller, Lima, NY, Jerry Fuller, Elkland, PA; daughter, Donna (Richard) Hallet, Elkland, PA; 13 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson; sister, Anne Pentycofe, Rochester, NY; brothers, Milton Mosher, Rochester, NY, Eldon Mosher, Wellsville, NY; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, Inc., 214 West Main Street, Elkland, PA, Thursday from 6-8:00 p.m. and Friday from 12-1:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. immediately following the visitation. Reverend Larry O'Dell officiating. Burial in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Twp., PA. Memorial donations may be made to the family to help with Wilda's medical expenses.Star Gazette - December 27, 2011

 

PEET Andrew J. Peet

Andrew J. Peet, 12 of 306 Alba St., Knoxville, died Monday, July 11, 2011.   He was born Aug. 9, 1998 in Wellsboro, the son of Robert J. and Tonya Peet.   Friends are invited to call at the Knoxville Yoked Church Friday, July 15, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., where a memorial service will be held following visitation at 11 a.m. A dinner will follow after the service. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Township.  Donations may be made directly to the family to help with expenses. Arrangements are in care of the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland.   Wellsboro Gazette – July 14, 2011

 

REYNOLDS GEORGE R
Wellsboro Gazette -  Nov. 30, 1994
George R. Reynolds, 78, of Little Marsh died Sunday, Nov. 27, 1994 at Broad Acres Nursing Home. Wellsboro. Born Dec. 17, 1915 in Little Marsh, he was the son of Nathan & Gertrude Mosher Reynolds. He was a retired employee of the Middlebury Milk Plant and a member of the Little Marsh United Methodist Church. Preceding him in death was one grandson, Jeffrey Moss, in 1984. Surviving are his wife of 54 years, W. June Short Reynolds, one daughter, Gloria Moss of Athens; one son and daughter-in-law, Gary Joe and Sandy Reynolds of Wellsboro; one sister, Ella Bailey of Red Creek, N.Y.; three brothers, Robert Reynolds of Walcott, N.Y,, Frederick Reynolds of Wellsboro and Myron Reynolds of Little Marsh; four grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; several nieces and nephews.   Friends called at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro, on Tuesday, Nov. 29.  Services were held there Wednesday, Nov. 30, with his pastor, the Rev. Greg Baldwin, officiating.  Burial was made at Ackley Cemetery,  Clymer Township.  Memorial donations may be made to the Little Marsh United Methodist Church.

 

REYNOLDS Glenda D. Teeter

age 65, formerly of Elkland, Pa. died July 5, 2013 at the Green Home, Wellsboro, Pa. She was born January 20, 1948 in Wellsboro, Pa. the daughter of Myron and Shirley Austin Reynolds. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: Daughter – Peggy (Don) Stevens, Hinesville, Ga. Son – Donald “Butch” (Starr) Teeter, Wolcott, NY. Granddaughters – Emily and Mikayla Stevens. Brothers – Edwin Reynolds, Alabama Nathan Reynolds, Westfield, Pa. Sister – Ella (Keith) LaPoint, Middlebury Center, Pa. Susan (Barry) Ferris, Lawrenceville, Pa. Irene Reynolds, Knoxville, Pa. Tammy (Rod) Butler, Tioga, Pa. numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a uncle Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Rev. Eugene Charsky, officiating Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville, Pa. Memorial donations may be made to the National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, NY.,NY. 10163 Arrangements are in care of the Kenyon Funeral Home, Elkland, Pa.   Funeral home obituary – July 7, 2013

 

REYNOLDS - Myron E. Brum Reynolds, age 89, of Blossburg, PA, formerly of Little Marsh, PA, died Friday, July 17, 2009 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA. Myron was born June 26, 1920 in Wellsboro, PA a son of Nathan and Gertrude (Mosher) Reynolds. He was the husband of the late Shirley (Austin) Reynolds. Myron enjoyed reading, gardening, horses, and spending time in the woods. He worked as a logger until his retirement.
Myron is survived by his children, Ella (Keith) LaPoint of Middlebury Center, PA, Glenda Teeter of Wellsboro, PA, Edwin (Christine) Reynolds of Alabama, Nathan Reynolds of Westfield, PA, Susan (Barry) Ferris of Blossburg, PA, Irene Reynolds of Rutland, VT, and Tammy (Rod) Butler of Farmington, PA; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert (Mariam) Reynolds of Wolcott, NY; 11 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley in 1989, four brothers, George, Fred, Charlie and John, and three sisters, Ella, Priscilla and Aldeen. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the Jacquelyn A. Buckheit Funeral Chapel, Crematory & Monuments, PC, 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. Funeral services will be held at 5:00 P.M. immediately following the viewing at the funeral home with Pastor Lon Williams officiating. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville, PA.

ROBINSON MARY ADELINE
Mrs. Mary A. Short, 77, of Cowanesque, PA., Tuesday, May 1, 1956.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Sarada Earl of Cowanesque and Mrs. Leona Van Order of Westfield Rd, PA.; son, Ashley Short of Westfield RD; 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Body at Watkins Funeral Home, Westfield, where friends may call.  Funeral there Saturday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Lynn Green.  Sabinsville, PA. Cemetery.

SCHOONOVER Adelaide “Addie”
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Thursday, May 1, 1913
Mrs. Menzo Hackett died at her home last week and was buried Friday.  Mrs. Hackett had been sick a long time, suffering from a shock.

SHORT ASHLEY HACKETT
Westfield Free Press - Volume XLV - April 26, 1923
Mr. Ash Short died at his home in Chatham Twp. Saturday.  He was about 80 years of age.  He leaves a widow, Abbey Beach Short, 3 sons Joseph, Curry, Gerald and 3 daughters Mrs. Pearl Hess of Mixtown, Mrs. Edith McNaughton of Little Marsh and Mrs. Etta Randolph of Little Marsh and Mrs. Etta Randolph of California.  Funeral Tuesday with Rev. Johnson officiating.

SHORT ASHLEY HACKETT
Wellsboro Agitator – April 25, 1923
Little Marsh, April 24 – Ashley H. Short, died on Saturday, April 22, aged 79 years.  The funeral will be held Tuesday at the home.

SHORT ASHLEY HACKETT
Wellsboro Agitator - May 2, 1923
--Ashley Short, of Chatham, died a few days ago.  He was past 80 years of age and had lived on the farm where he died all his life.  He is survived by his widow and six grandchildren.  (s/b children)  The funeral was held Tuesday, Rev. Mr. Johnson officiating; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

CLIFFORD G. SHORT
Clifford G. Short, 81, of Little Marsh, died Wednesday, Jan. 16. 1991 at the Green Home, Wellsboro.  Born April 14,1909 in Clymer Township, he was the son of Joe and Lillian King Short.  He was a retired employee of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and attended the Little Marsh United Methodist Church.  Surviving are his wife, Ethel Wright Short, daughter and son-in-law,
Jean and Joe Sepiol of Wellsboro; son and special friend, Ramon Short and Hazel Wilston of Covington; sisters, Pauline Trowbridge of Sabinsville, Ilene Mosher and June Reynolds, both of Little Marsh; brother, Charles Short of Sebring, Fla.; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Friends were invited to call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Wellsboro on Friday, Jan. 18 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The funeral service was held there on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jay Morris officiating.  Burial was made in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Township.  The family provided the flowers.   Contributions may be made to the Little Marsh United Methodist Church or Chatham Fire Department, in his memory.

SHORT CURRY L "DAVE'
Curry L. Short, aged 74 years, of Chatham Township, died Dec. 10, 1946, at the Blossburg Hospital.  Surviving are his widow, son, Ashley, of Sabinsville; daughters, Mrs. Alfred VanOrder, of Westfield; Mrs. John Earle, of Cowanesque, and two sisters, Mrs. Edith McNaughton, of Cuba, NY, and Mrs. Melvan Hess, of Little Marsh.  Funeral services were held Saturday in the Sabinsville church.

SHORT DENNIS
Wellsboro Agitator – March 10, 1927
Little Dennis Short, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Short, died Feb. 27, of whooping cough.  Funeral services were held March 1; burial in the Ackley cemetery.  The child is survived by his parents; four sisters and five brothers.

DENT D SHORT
Dent D. Short, 75 years of age of RD, Little Marsh died today, March 4, 1987 at the Soldiers and  Sailors Memorial Hospital. He was born May 16, 1911 in Clymer Twp. the son of Joe and Lillian King Short.   Mr. Short was a retired employee of PennDOT and was a member of the Little Marsh United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife Winona (Nonie) Wass Short;  daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Danny Bailey, RD 1, Little Marsh; 3 sisters, Mrs. Pauline Trowbridge, Sabinsville; Mrs. Ilene Mosher and Mrs. June Reynolds both of Little Marsh; 2 brothers, Charles, Melbourne, Fla;, and Clifford, Little Marsh; a grandson Bradley Bailey; several
nieces and nephews.  Friends may call at the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral. Services will be held there Friday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Jay Morris, his pastor will officiate and burial will be in the Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Township.

SHORT GERALD ASHLEY
Gazette and Bulletin (Williamsport, Pennsylvania) – September 30, 1952
Wellsboro – Gerald Ashley Short, 62, of Sabinsville, died Saturday Sept. 27, 1952. Surviving is one brother, Joseph of Little Marsh, sisters, Mrs. Edith McNaughton, Westfield, and Mrs. Melvin Hess of Sabinsville, several nieces and nephews.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Clymer Baptist Church, Sabinsville.  Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery.

SHORT GERALD ASHLEY
Wellsboro Agitator - October 1, 1952
Gerald Ashley Short, aged 62 years, of Sabinsville, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1952. Surviving is one brother, Joseph of Little Marsh; sisters, Mrs. Edith McNaughton, of Westfield; and Mrs. Melvin Hess of Sabinsville, several nieces and nephews.  Services were held Tuesday at the Clymer Baptist church , Sabinsville.  Burial was in Ackley Cemetery.

JOHN H. SHORT
 John H. Short, 69, of Westfield, died Friday, January 26, 1973, in the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. He was born in Chatham Twp., Tioga County, on August 1, 1903, a son of Joseph and Lillian King Short. Mr. Short was a member of the Little Marsh United Methodist Church. He was a retired machinist. Surviving, besides his mother, of Little Marsh, are his wife, the former Elizabeth Hurley, a daughter, Mrs. Donna Erickson, of DuBois; four brothers, Charles of Westfield, Lloyd, Clifford, and Dent, all of Little Marsh; four sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Davis, Mrs. June Reynolds and Mrs. Ilene Mosher, all of Little Marsh, and Mrs. Pauline Trowbridge, of Sabinsville, and three grandchildren. The funeral was held on Monday, at the church, with burial in Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville. The Rev. Kermit Shrawder, his pastor, officiated.

SHORT LLOYD K
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, Sept 3, 1980
Lloyd K. Short, 78, of RD1 Little Marsh, died Tuesday, September 2, 1980 in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital. Born October 2, 1901 at Little Marsh, he was a son of Joseph and Lillian King Short. Mr. Short was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Wass, a son, Ronald E., of RD1 Little Marsh; 2 daughters, Mrs. Betty Morris of Westfield and Mrs. Linda Parker of Tioga; his mother of Wellsboro; 4 sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Davis, Mrs. Ilene Mosher and Mrs. June Reynolds, all of Little Marsh, and Mrs. Pauline Trowbridge of Sabinsville; 3 brothers, Charles of Westfield, and Clifford and Dent of Little Marsh... Funeral will be held Thursday, September 4, 1980 and burial in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer, PA.

SHORT Mary Abigail
1905 - Aug. 3 - Thurs. - Wellsboro Gazette:
Little Marsh Matters. - Death of Mrs. Mary Gerry - Family Reunion - Apple Crop A Failure. Little Marsh, Aug. 2 - Mrs. Mary Gerry died last Wednesday at the home of her sister, Mrs. J. W. Burrell, in the southwestern part of the township, aged 60 years. She came here from Andover, N.Y., about three months ago to spend some time with relatives and her health had been failing ever since. Mrs. Gerry was a daughter of Lovel and Thankful Short, one of the pioneers of Chatham township. She is survived by three children. Rev. Davis, of Sabinsville officiated at the funeral. Interment in the Ackley cemetery in Clymer.

SHORT PAULINE V. TROWBRIDGE
Pauline V. Trowbridge, 85, of Sabinsville RR 1, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at home. Born May 7, 1915, in Clymer Township, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lillian King Short. She was a homemaker. She was a Clymer Township secretary for over 30 years, a lifelong farmer and a member of theSabinsville Grange.  Preceding her in death were her husband, Robert, in 1992; and several brothers and one sister. Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Virgle and Beverly Trowbridge of Sabinsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Dale Beaver of Watsontown; grandsons, Vern and Travis Trowbridge, and Ethan Tompkins; great-grandchildren, Ashley Trowbridge, James (Virgle) Trowbridge, Katelyn Trowbridge and Chrissy Shutt; two sisters. June Reynolds and Ilene Moshier, both of Little Marsh, special niece, Lenna Moore of Little Marsh, and several other nieces and nephews.  Calling hours were held Monday. June 5, at the Kenyon Funpral Home, Westfield. Funeral services were held there Tuesday, June 6, with the Rev. Roy Seiders officiating.  Burial was made at Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville.  Memorial donations may be made to the Sabinsville Volunteer Ambulance Association or the Clymer Volunteer Hose Company

SHORT RENALDO HAWLEY "JOE"
R. H. (Joe) Short, of Little Marsh, died at the Soldiers and Sailors Hospital, Thursday, May 20, 1954.  The son of Ashley and Abbie Beach Short, Mr. Short was a farmer, and a member of the Methodist Church and the Sabinsville Grange.  He is survived by his wife, Lillian King Short; four daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Davis, Mrs. Ilene Mosher, Mrs. June Reynolds, Little Marsh and Mrs. Paul Trowbridge of Sabinsville; five sons, Lloyd K. Short, Clifford G. Short, and Dent W. Short of Little Marsh, Charles W. Short of Westfield and John H. Short of Winter Haven, Fl;  two sisters, Mrs. Edith McNaughton of Westfield and Mrs. Pearl Hess of Sabinsville;  16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  Services were Sunday at the family home with Rev. Richard Plants, Keeneyville, and the Rev. Lattimer, Wellsboro officiating.  Burial was in the Ackley Cemetery Clymer Township.

SHORT - TROWBRIDGE
                  Pauline V. Of Sabinsville, PA Age 85 of RD #1, Sabinsville, PA diedFriday, June 2, 2000 at her home. She was born May 7, 1915 in Clymer Township, PA, the daughter of Joseph and Lillian King Short. She was a  homemaker, Clymer Township Secretary for over 30 yrs., lifelong farmer and  member of the Sabinsville Grange. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Virgle and Beverly Trowbridge, RD, Sabinsville, PA; daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Dale Beaver, RD, Watsontown, PA; grandsons, Vern and Travis (Virgle) Trowbridge, Katelyn Trowbridge and Chrissy Shutt; sisters, June  Reynolds, Little Marsh, PA and Ilene Moshier, Little Marsh, PA; special niece, Lenna Moore, Little Marsh, PA; and several other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Robert, in 1992 and several brothers and one sister. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield, PA, Monday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:00 PM, Rev. Roy Seiders officiating. Burial in Ackley Cemetery,  RD, Sabinsville, PA. Memorials may be made to the Sabinsville Volunteer  Ambulance Association or the Clymer Volunteer Hose Company.

SHORT THANKFUL M.
Westfield Free Press - Volume XLIII - July 27, 1922
Mrs. Thankie Short Chamberlain of Sabinsville died at Good Samaritan Hospital on Saturday.  Survived by husband Charles, 4 sons Donald, Edward, Alfred and Marshall, 1 daughter Margery, her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Short, 3 sisters, Etta Randolph of Calif., Edith McNaughton of Chatham, Pearl Hess of Clymer and 3 brothers Curry Short of Clymer, Joe Short and Gerald Short of Chatham.  Funeral held Tuesday at the Clymer church, Rev. Johnson officiating.  Burial in Ackley Cemetery.

SHORT WILDA JUNE REYNOLDS
Wilda June,  Age 87, of Little Marsh, PA, died September 18, 2007. June was born April 24, 1920, the daughter of the late Joe and Lillian King Short. Surviving are daughter, Gloria Samer; son and daughter-in-law, Gary Joe and Sandra Reynolds; sister, Eileen Mosher; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandson, Jeffrey Moss, in 1984. Friends and family are invited to June's Life Celebration on Saturday, September 22, 2007, from 2:00 – 400 p.m. and 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. An Elnora Rebekah Lodge service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home. Funeral, Sunday, September 23, 2007, at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Ellen Bartholomew officiating. Burial in Ackley Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made in her memory to the Little Marsh United Methodist Church, Little Marsh, PA 16950.
Published in the Star-Gazette on 9/20/2007.

SHORT WILDA JUNE REYNOLDS
LITTLE MARSH, Pa.  Wilda June Reynolds, 87, of Little Marsh, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 at home.  She was a housewife.  Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Samer of Athens; a son, Gary Joe Reynolds of Wellsboro; a sister, Eileen Mosher of Little Marsh.  Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. Saturday at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main St., Wellsboro.  Services will be held there at 1 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Ellen Bartholomew officiating.  Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery.

SOUTHWORTH ALMIRA
Wellsboro Agitator January 5, 1886
Matter of Interest in Clymer
Mrs Ackley, reliec of Roswell Ackley died yesterday after an illness of four weeks. The couple were pioneers in this township, and were esteemed by all their neighbors.

SOUTHWORTH EARL
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA Wednesday, February 21, 1900
Mr. Earl Southworth, a former resident of Knoxville, died on Tuesday, the 6th instant at the home of Mrs Holbert in that borough. Only a few days before Mr Southworth's death he and his family returned to Knoxville after several years' absence in the West.

SOUTHWORTH MARY CATHERINE
Wellsboro Agitator – April 21, 1943
The funeral of Mrs. Mary S. Cummings, who died at the home of her son, Fred C. Swimley, in Westfield, was held at the Cowanesque church April 12, Rev. C. E. Swearingen officiating, burial in the Ackley cemetery.  Mrs. Cummings was born Feb. 24, 1857, in Chatham.  She was first married to Benjamin C. Swimley and to them were born one daughter, Nina (deceased), and a son Fred C. Swimley, of Westfield, with whom she made her home.  Her second husband was Frank Cummings and they lived for a number of years in Clymer township.  Besides her son, she is survived by three grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two nieces, Mrs. W. R. Leach and Mrs. Cecil Griffin, of Westfield, a nephew, C. S. Southworth of Buffalo.

STAFFORD ANDREW JACKSON
Wellsboro Gazette – March 2, 1950
The funeral of Andrew Jackson Stafford, 80, who died at his home in Clymer township, near Sabinsville last Saturday, after a long illness was held yesterday from the Baptist church at Sabinsville.  The Rev. Cecil Palm, pastor, officiated; burial was in the Ackley cemetery.  Mr. Stafford was born Dec. 10, 1869 at Campbell, N.Y., the son of John and Libbile Chappel Stafford.  He married Miss Fidelia Griffin and to them were born four children, Mrs. Arthur Churchill, Mrs. Melvin Metcalf, of Sabinsville; Mrs. Gerald Treat, of Little Marsh; one son, Wallace Stafford, of Sabinsville; one sister, Mrs. Edith Swimley; one brother, Eugene Stafford, Westfield, R.D.  He followed the vocation of a farmer and was a member of Sabinsville Grange No. 989, P. of H.

STAFFORD ANDREW J.
Wellsboro Agitator - March 8, 1950
The funeral of Andrew J. Stafford, retired Clymer township farmer, was held Wednesday at the Sabinsville Baptist church, Rev. Cecil Palm, pastor, officiating; burial in the Ackley cemetery.  Mr. Stafford died Feb. 25 at his home.  He was 80 years of age.  He was a member of the Sabinsville Grange.  He was born in Campbell, N.Y., Dec. 10, 1869, son of John and Libbie Chappel Stafford.  He married the former Miss Fidelia Griffin, who survives.  Besides his widow, he leaves three daughters, Mrs. Arthur Churchill, Mrs. Melvin Metcalf, of Sabinsville; Mrs. Gerald Treat, of Little Marsh; a son, Wallace Stafford, of Sabinsville; one sister, Mrs. Edith Swimley; a brother, Eugene Stafford, of Westfield, R.D.2; and several grandchildren.

 

STAFFORD Wallace Eugene          

Westfield, PA: Age 99 of 970 Ackley Rd., Westfield, PA, died April 23, 2011 at his home. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield, PA, Wednesday from 1:00-3:00 PM where funeral services will be held following calling hours at 3:00 PM. Rev. Robert Vaughn officiating. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Twp, PA.  Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.   Star Gazette – April 26, 2011

 

STAFFORD Wallace E. Stafford

99, of Westfield, died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at his home.  He was born Nov. 23, 1911, in Clymer Township, the son of Andrew and Emma Dee Griffin Stafford. Friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield, on Wednesday April 27, from 1 to 3 p.m., where funeral services will be held following calling hours at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Robert Vaughn officiating. Burial will be in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Township. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donors choice.  Wellsboro Gazette – April 27, 2011

 

STILES ANGELINE
Wellsboro Agitator – April 20, 1921
--Mrs. Angeline Dimon, wife of E. C. Dimon, of Sabinsville, died April 12.  She was the Daniel and Matilda Camel Stiles and was born in Bradford county, Pa., April 27, 1851.  The funeral was held Friday afternoon; interment in the Ackley cemetery.  Rev. Johnson was the officiating clergyman.

SWIMLEAR JOSEPH
Wellsboro Agitator – January 28, 1931
--Joseph Swimley, a lifelong resident of Sabinsbille, died at the home of H. M. Boardman recently.  Mrs. Swimley died a number of years ago and since then he had lived alone or his step-grandson had lived with him.

SWIMLEAR SUSAN
Wellsboro Agitator - January 26, 1910
--Mrs. Susan Weeks, aged 65, wife of Mr. Redner Weeks (s/b Ritner Weeks), of Clymer township, died suddenly on January 15, of heart disease.  Her husband and five children survive her.  The funeral was held last Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock.  Rev. Mr. Playfoot, of Sabinsville, officiating; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

SYKES DARWIN
Wellsboro Agitator - April 1890
--CHATHAM. March 29, 1890.—The funeral of Mr. Darwin Sykes took place at the house of his son in law, Mr. Fred Woodcock, yesterday, Rev. A. G. Cole officiating. Mr. Sykes had been on a visit to J. H. Ferris and appeared in his usual health and spirits. On Wednesday after dinner he started for home, leading a dog. Before he got out of sight the string by which he was leading the dog broke and the dog slipped through the fence into Mr. Victor Cloos’s meadow. He fell down, got up, fell down again, got up and staggered along a few steps and fell over backward.  Mr. Orrin Rice stood looking at the old man, and when he saw him fall backward he ran to his assistance, but on reaching him he was dead. Mr. Sykes was formerly a resident of Chatham, owning the farm where C. E. Beach now lives. He had for several years lived at Westfield, but lately he had lived with his only living child, Mrs. Fred Woodcock. Hi other child was Mrs. J. H. Ferris, long since deceased. He always visited Mr. Ferris the same as though he was still his son-in-law. Mrs. Sykes died several years ago. Mr. Sykes was 78 years of age. His place of nativity is not known to me.

SYKES MANDANA
Wellsboro Agitator June 16, 1909
Mrs. Mandana Sykes Woodcock, aged 67, widow of the late Fred E. Woodcock, died at her home in Clymer Township on June 4, of a complication of diseases.  She was the daughter of Darwin and Eunice Southworth Sykes and was born in  Clymer on Sept. 15, 1841.  She was married to Mr. Fred Woodcock on March 7, 1858, and to them were born six children, five of whom survive, Darwin Woodcock, of Clymer; Mrs. Phoebe Smith of Detroit, Mich; Mrs. Renzy Van Aucker, of Jersey Shore; Laura Woodcock and John W. Woodcock, of Clymer.

TAFT Carrie
Wellsboro Agitator – July 10, 1907
Mrs. George Atwell, aged 38, died Saturday night of cancer at Forest Lawn Sanitarium, where she had been receiving treatment.  Her father, Mr. Charles Taft, of Westfield township; her husband and one daughter survive her.  The remains were taken to her home in Sabinsville on Sunday for interment

THOMPSON EDWARD A.
Wellsboro Agitator - February 18, 1920
--Edward A. Thompson was born in Westfield Township, October 31, 1847, and had lived in Clymer since he was a boy.  He married Emma Reese September 2nd, 1892.  He is survived by his wife, two sons and three daughters, the oldest, Maggie A., is now Mrs. Curtis Manning; Alvah, Agnes, Florence and Lawrence, at home; also one brother, J. L. Thompson, and one sister, Mrs. C. W. Reese, of Westfield.  He died February 4, 1920, at his home on the Jemison.  Burial was made in the Ackley cemetery, Feb. 7, Rev. Thomas Walker officiating.

THOMPSON LENA
Wellsboro Agitator – October 11, 1916
Mrs. Lena Thompson Cole died at the Galeton hospital last Tuesday night and the remains brought to the home of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Wm. Cole.  Mrs. Cole lived many years in this place before moving to Galeton and the news of her death was a shock to the community.  She is survived by her husband, father, one sister and one brother, who, with a host of relatives and friends, mourn her untimely death.  The funeral was held Friday; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

TROWBRIDGE ROBERT
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, February 5, 1992
Robert Trowbridge, 83, of Sabinsville, died Saturday, Feb 1, 1992 at his home. Born Sept. 19, 1908, in Clymer Twp., he was the son of Ray and Belle Gamet Trowbridge. He was a retired farmer and served as Clymer Twp. supervisor for many years. He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Trowbridge Beach and 5 brothers: Rex, Carl, Max, Merle and Donald. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Pauline Short Trowbridge, one son and daughter-in-law, Virgle and Beverly Trowbridge of Sabinsville; one daughter, Virginia Tompkins of Allenwood ..... Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 4 and burial at the Ackley Cemetery in Sabinsville.

VOSBURGH Marietta
Wellsboro Agitator, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, September 13, 1916
Little Marsh, Sept. 11--Mrs Mariette Manning died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Charles Mosher, Thursday. The funeral was held at the house Sunday at eleven o'clock. Rev Fay Chapman officiating; interment in the Ackley Cemetery in Clymer.

WASS MARY EMMAJEAN
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, July 8, 1981
The funeral was held Monday for Mary E. Short, 70, of Little Marsh, who died Friday, July 3, 1981 in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro. Her husband, Lloyd, died last Sept 2. She was born Dec. 28, 1910 in Little Marsh, the daughter of Wilford and Nora Morseman Wass. Surviving are 2 daughters: Mrs Robert (Betty) Morris of Westfield and Mrs. Linda Parker of Rifle, Colo., a son, Ronald E. of RD 1, Little Marsh; a sister, Mrs. Dent Short of Little Marsh; 3 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Burial was in Ackley Cemetery, Clymer, Tioga County.

WASS WINONA MAE “NONIE”
Wellsboro Gazette, Tioga, PA--Wednesday, January 7, 1998
Winona M. "Nonie" short, 75, of Little Marsh died Saturday, Jan. 3 1998 at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport. Born June 2, 1922, she was the daughter of Patrick (???) and Nora Morseman Wass. Preceding her in death was her husband, Dent D. Short, on March 4, 1987. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Brad and Wendy Bailey; sisters-in-law, June Reynolds, Ilene Mosher and Ethel Short, all of Little Marsh and Pauline Trowbridge of Sabinsville...Funeral services on Tuesday, Jan 6 and burial in the Ackley Cemetery, Clymer Twp.

WETHERBEE FRED
Wellsboro Agitator – December 10, 1930
Fred Wetherbee, aged 73 years, of Sabinsville, died Saturday night.  He is survived by three sons, Frank of Westfield, N.Y.; Ralph of Ridgewood, W. Va., and Ira of Kissimmee, Florida; also by two brothers, Mark Wetherbee, of Wellsboro and Ira Wetherbee, of Kissimmee, Florida.  The funeral will be held this afternoon at one o’clock; burial in the Ackley cemetery.

WOODCOCK FREDERICK E.
Wellsboro Agitator - April 29, 1903
--Mr. Frederick Woodcock, a prosperous farmer in Clymer township, died at his home in Sabinsville, last Tuesday morning only two days after sustaining a paralytic shock.

WRIGHT - SHORT, Ethel
Age 93, of Wellsboro, PA, formerly of Little Marsh, PA, died May 19, 2009 at Carleton Senior Care. She was the wife of the late Clifford G. Short who died in 1991. Ethel was born December 24, 1915 in Tioga, PA, the daughter of the late Edson and Mary Petticrew Wright. She was a homemaker, and she and her husband owned and operated a ceramic business for many years. Ethel was a member of the Rebekah Lodge #38, Keeneyville, PA. Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Joe Sepiol, Wellsboro, PA; son, Ramon Short, Tioga, PA; eight grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren. Friends and family are invited to Ethel's Life Celebration on Friday, May 22, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, a "Life Celebration Home," 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Funeral to follow at 1:00 p.m. with Ellen Bartholomew, CLM, officiating. Burial in Ackley Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made in her memory to the Little Marsh United Methodist Church or to the Chatham Fire Department.  Published in the Star-Gazette on 5/21/2009

YOUNG Robert Eugene
Age 74, of 4230 Young Lane, Campbell, died Friday, July 11, 2008, at Corning Hospital, Corning. Bob was born April 17, 1934 in Westfield, PA, the son of the late Leo and Leah (Hackett) Young. On January 29, 1965 in Catlin, NY, he married Trudy Smith of Renovo, PA, who survives him. Bob graduated from Campbell Central School in 1953 and then attended William and Mary College in Virginia. He served in the Marine Corps from 1954 to 1962 and while in the service was recipient of the national defense service medal, Navy occupational service medal with Europe clasp and the good conduct medal (#1 first award.) Bob was employed by Keuka Construction of Corning as a general superintendent and worked right up to the time of his death. Bob was a member of Campbell American Legion Post and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending quality time with his family and friends. Surviving besides his wife, Trudy; are three sons, Eric (Darcy) Young of Atlanta, GA, Greg (Marsha) Young of Hickory, NC, Bryan Young of Hickory, NC; one daughter, Sylvia Jones of Horseheads, NY; six sisters, R. Waneta Spencer, Beverly (Russell) Brown, Donna Mourhess, C. Alberta Young, Colleen (Randall) Sutton, Maureen (Donald) Cook; three brothers, William (Kathy) Young, Richard Young, James (Doris) Young; grandchildren, Brandon, Robert, Macy, Desiree' and Jolee Young; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Mark Chamberlain; and a sister, Shirley Ann Putman. Calling hours will be Monday, July 14th, from 6-8 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, NY. Funeral services will take place there Tuesday, July 15th, at 9:30 a.m. Burial with Full Military Honors will be in Ackley Cemetery, Sabinsville, PA. The family suggests memorials to the Campbell American Legion, 1279 Main St., Campbell, NY 14821; or to the Guthrie Cancer Center, 114 Columbia St., Corning, NY 14830.   Published in the Star-Gazette on 7/14/2008



? GLAZIER MRS. DANA
Wellsboro Agitator – October 21, 1925
Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Niles, Mrs. Henry Wedge and Mrs. Harry Sutton attended the funeral of Mrs. Dana Glazier who died at her home in Elmira, N.Y., Saturday and was buried in the Ackley cemetery near Sabinsville Tuesday. Listed as Mary on the 1910 census.

? STRAIT MRS. MARY
Wellsboro Agitator – April 27, 1932
Mrs. Mary Strait, aged 50 years, of Sabinsville, wife of K. D. Strait died Monday at the Blossburg hospital.  The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon; burial in the Ackley cemetery at Sabinsville.
 

 

 

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